Welder Fabricator Technician

Glanbia Nutritionals
Gooding, ID 83330 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Apr 17, 2022
Gooding, ID, ID, US
At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Welder/Fabricator Maintenance Technician is the welding and fabrication of thin gauge stainless steel products such as tanks, frames and sanitary tubing. Perform pipe fitting and fabrication for the purpose of repair and new installations of sanitary process piping, equipment and support structures.

Essential Functions

Weld components in flat, vertical or overhead positions.

Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.

Perform welding (Tig/Stick) for new installations of process piping systems using pre-engineered drawings. Welding must meet the sanitary 3A standards and AWS D18 standards for the welding of Sanitary (Hygienic) applications.

Perform welding (Tig/Stick) for new installations of process piping systems as directed.
Produce sanitary type welds, grind and polish as required.

Install appropriate hanger systems for existing process pipe and new process pipe installations.

Dismantle and repair existing equipment.

Trouble shoots and repairs plant equipment and facilities.

Performs general and preventative maintenance to assure minimal downtime.

Maintains proper records, files, and necessary parts and supplies for all plant equipment.

Maintains all maintenance logs on assigned shift.

Ensures that department is clean and orderly at end of shift.

Sees that company tools and equipment are maintained properly.

Promotes and exhibits strong safety practices.

Ensures timely and proper completion of work orders.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Glanbia’s Values

Delivering on Glanbia’s Values:

“Showing Respect”
– Research issues & incidents with internal teams, business partners and customers in a collaborative manner that includes professional, honest and transparent communication.

“Find a Better Way”
– Work with internal and external teams to implement process improvements and/or procedural changes that eliminate non-value added activities and drive more business value.

“Winning Together”
– Assist with training of new team members. Facilitate or oversee training and standard operating procedure reviews to ensure new hires develop proficiency of role.

“The Customer’s Champion”
– Proactively engage to support our customer needs on an end to end basis and strive to meet or exceed SLA timelines. Take ownership of customer requests and engage with internal teams as needed and within a timely manner.

“Performance Matters”
– Meet or exceed all key metrics in line with expectations for role. Continually update knowledge of products, product changes, processes and services offered to deliver a dynamic customer experience.

Additional Functions

Regular and timely attendance required.

Be willing to participate in the GPS program.


Education, Training:
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate.
Technical/Vocational Degree or HS education plus 3-5 year experience with stainless steel GTAW (TIG) welding process in a related field or Trade.

Experience Required:

Working knowledge of dairy processing equipment and plant facilities.

Must have the ability to weld in all positions with good quality.

Must be able to read a tape measure, pressure gauges, use a level and square.

Physical ability to perform assigned job.
Self-motivated, willing to accept responsibility, and make good decisions.

Must have own hand tools and knowledge of proper use

Comprehension of pneumatics, hydraulics, boilers, etc.

Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements for a manufacturing operation

Ability to operate (or learn to operate) necessary equipment
Possess a solid understanding of welding equipment and welding accessories.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, welding process specifications.

Maintain welding equipment, hand tools and power tools.

Excellent record required in safety, attendance, and punctuality.
Ability and willingness to follow directions as well as the ability to work independently.

Ability to stand and walk the entire shift if needed

Ability to read and write instructions in English

Knowledge of the proper use of all cleaning chemicals

Must be able to work weekends, and overtime as required

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:
Plans and Aligns
: Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ensure immediate and appropriate actions are taken to support our customers and team.
Action Oriented
: Must be able to prioritize, organize and work independently with minimal supervision and remain productive at all times.

: Ability to professionally and effectively interact with all levels of employee/personnel and customers (internal & external). Must be able to work in a team environment and possess problem solving skills.

Communicates Effectively
: Excellent interpersonal and professional communication skills both written and verbal. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to read and write instructions in English.

Drives Results
: Must be results focused and oriented toward accomplishment of team and organizational goals. Develop a strong understanding of our customers, processes, products and system tools.
Situational Adaptability
: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of factors in situations where limited standardization exists. Must be able to work flexible hours to include Nights, weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.

Language, Computer & Numeracy:
Must be fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Familiarity SAP

Familiarity with GMP’s, SOP, & SAG’s

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee and the work environment characteristics are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements

Frequently (51-75%) use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Occasionally (25-50%) walk, lift and/or move 26 to 60 lbs.

Rarely (1-25%) stand, sit, talk or hear, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and reach with hands and arms.

Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

Typical Environmental Conditions

May be exposed to ____85+_____ noise levels in which hearing protection will be needed.

Travel Requirements


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun?
If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market:
Twin Falls

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